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Remand extended for suspected acid splasher

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

ALOR STAR: Police have obtained a five-day remand extension for an elderly man who allegedly poured what is believed to be acid on three brothers, resulting in their injuries, at Kampung Baru Bakar Kapur, Kuala Kedah, last Saturday.

Cuepacs wants gov’t to raise salary by 35pc

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Service (Cuepacs) wants the government to review the salaries of civil servants by giving a pay hike of 35 per cent when tabling the Budget in October.

IGP warns rally organiser not to jeopardise national security

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

SHAH ALAM: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has given a stern warning to the organiser of a planned rally in Kuala Lumpur, not to jeopardise national security.

LATEST: Only unimportant documents destroyed in Bukit Aman fire: IGP

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Two floors of Menara 2 building in the federal police headquarters caught fire at about 5.20pm today.

Najib launches Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak launched the Mitsui Outlet Park (MOP) KLIA Sepang today.

MH17: Liow, JIT members in New York to seek UNSC’s support for tribunal

By Veena Babulal - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Dr Seri Liow Ting Lai and representatives from the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia and Ukraine are in New York to meet the United Nations Security Council.

Appeals court instruct Home Minister to reconsider student’s citizenship application

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal here today instructed the Home Ministry to reconsider an application for citizenship by a 17-year-old student of Malaysian-Filipino parentage.

Gani Patail’s termination in accordance with Fed Constitution: A-G Chambers

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: Attorney-General’s Chambers said the termination of Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail has been carried out in accordance with the Federal Constitution.

Bar Council welcomes new AG

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar Council welcomed the appointment of Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali as the Attorney General.

Cop loses pistol in house robbery

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: A senior police officer has reported the loss of his service pistol during a break-in last Sunday at his house in Bukit Mertajam near here.

Penang StaRT chief transferred to Bukit Aman

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: The head of Department of Strategic Source and Technology (StaRT) at the state police headquarters, Assistant Commissioner Rosli Hassan, has been transferred to the Bukit Aman federal headquarters.

Hearing of PM’s application pertaining to suit against Tony Pua postponed to Sept 25

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The hearing of an application by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to expunge certain parts of the supporting affidavit filed by Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee over a defamation suit in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue, has b

Civil Defence dept under Shahidan’s purview: Zahid Hamidi

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: The Civil Defence Department (JPAM) is moved to the Prime Minister's Department under the purview of Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim to handle natural disasters, as part of the new Cabinet.

Man charged with possession of terrorism related publications

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with possession of terrorism-related publications.

Students warned of IS militant group

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

PENGKALAN HULU: Perak Police today advised students to be wary of the so-called IS militant group, which has been active in recruiting new members, especially among youths, via the social media.

Umno Supreme Council meeting on Friday cancelled

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The first Umno Supreme Council meeting after Tuesday’s cabinet reshuffle has been cancelled.

Cage fish farming in Langkawi to gross RM3.2m annually

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

LANGKAWI: The Fisheries Department is expecting its Open Sea Cage Fish Farming Young Agropreneur Project here to generate a gross revenue of between RM2.9 million and RM3.2 million a year.

Tourism summit 2015 in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism Summit 2015 organised by the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) will be held in the federal capital tomorrow.

Najib chairs first cabinet meeting today after reshuffle

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today chaired the first cabinet meeting after the reshuffle with the appointment of several new ministers yesterday.

Muhyiddin hopes 1MDB probe resolved soon (with video)

By SYED UMAR ARIFF AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin hopes the probe into the alleged 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandals would be resolved soon.

Malaysia will continue to grow sustainably: Najib

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will continue to grow sustainably, reduce fiscal deficit and keep debt at a manageable level, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

No show at Dataran Merdeka

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN AND ALIZA SHAH - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: No protestors were seen at Dataran Merdeka here as of 3pm despite the planned mass demonstration following the removal of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as the deputy prime minister scheduled today.

1MDB probe to continue as scheduled: PAC Deputy Chairman

By Minderjeet Kaur - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) probe will continue as scheduled as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has enough members to hold the meeting, said PAC's deputy chairman Dr Tan Seng Giaw today.

Muhyiddin hopes 1MDB probe resolved soon (with video)

By SYED UMAR ARIFF AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin hopes the probe into the alleged 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandals would be resolved soon.

TPP will not be signed in Maui: Mustapa

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, which is in the final countdown towards conclusion, will not be signed in Hawaii said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

Rafizi ordered to enter defence for insulting Umno members

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice president Mohd Rafizi Ramli was ordered by the Sessions Court here today to enter his defence for intentionally insulting and provoking UMNO members to breach the peace.

3 students suffer burns when their hostel caught fire

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

GURUN: Three religious school students aged between 10 and 15, suffered burns on their heads, body and legs when their hostel caught fire early this morning.

New ministers, deputy ministers sworn in

Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin led the line-up of new ministers and deputy ministers in taking their oath of office and secrecy before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, here today.

Salleh Said Keruak sworn in as senator

By Minderjeet Kaur - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak has sworn in as senator today, after being appointed as the Communications and Multimedia Minister yesterday.

Johor Umno accepts changes to govt line-up

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Chuah Bee Kim - Wednesday, 29 July 2015.

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Umno liaison committee has accepted the changes that came about due to the cabinet reshuffle including the removal of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the line-up.